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  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency held a public drop-in session on November 8th to explain to the community of Calstock how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. The EA is proposing to move the current embankment, which is in poor condition and needs replacing, back from the river, allowing […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun work to maintain and replace 25 meters of sandstone cladding on the Frankwell flood defenses in Shrewsbury. The existing flood defenses consist of a flood wall that has a strong concrete core. The work being carried out is replacing the sandstone cladding that covers the main part of the wall, that […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has issued 15 Severe Flood Warnings along the River Thames from Datchet to Shepperton Green, including Ham Court and Chertsey. The Environment Agency is working with key agencies, including local authorities, emergency services and the military to ensure that those most likely to be affected are kept safe. “Environment Agency officers are […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council, West Sussex County Council and Littlehampton Harbour Board to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton. The work is being carried out by the contractors, Volker Stevin. Collaboration and co-operation is key to delivering this £14.5 […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that it will hold a drop-in event to discuss proposals for the Alney Island flood risk management scheme. At the event, which will be held at Riverside Sports Club on Monday, 30 October, from 2pm until 7pm, Environment Agency’s project team will be on hand to provide information about the […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) recently started maintenance work on sea defenses along the Machynys Peninsula in Llanelli that will provide protection for over 1700 homes and businesses from flooding. The work is being carried out along a 4.5km stretch of the defenses. It will strengthen the existing defenses, that protect 1746 properties, making sure they […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    November and December – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The three lock gates […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An area of The Wash shoreline near Wrangle is now better-protected thanks to the completion of a flood defense project, Lincolnshire County Council said in its latest release.  The project will safeguard over 3,400 hectares of prime grade one farmland, and 460 domestic and industrial properties, according to the council. The partnership has raised and […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet, a unitary authority in the South West of England region, has given the green light to progress the next stage of the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) ecological mitigation and flood defense project. Cabinet approved the council’s financial contribution of up to £31.95m for the construction of flood defenses and ecology mitigation […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a six-week project to repair flood defenses at Stokes Bay on the frontage at Gosport in Hampshire. Deterioration over time had caused substantial damage to the existing defenses at Stokes Bay, which consist of a sea wall and a secondary splashwall defense. Working on behalf of Gosport Borough Council, the project was […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 2,000 homes and businesses in Great Yarmouth will be better protected from the risk of flooding after the first phase of an Environment Agency major flood defense project has been completed. The EA has recently finished the £28 million phase of work to replace over 500 meters of tidal defenses, which reduces the […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has started construction works on the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS). According to the EA, construction of the new flood defense at River Road and Tarrant Wharf, and work to strengthen the river wall along Fitzalan Road, started in November 2019. This work will continue to February 2020 (Fitzalan Road/Tarrant Wharf) and […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency has appointed VBA, the joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to work on a £21 m flood defense scheme. Work to the tidal barrier scheme, which runs along the River Orwell in Ipswich, is due to start later this month and includes […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has called on the Government to commit £141 million to support new flood defense works to protect thousands of homes and businesses as well as vital infrastructure across Leeds City Region. Hinchcliffe has written to ministers ahead of Wednesday’s Spending Review asking for financial […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In response to the recent tidal surge, people have been invited to talk about flood defences with the Environment Agency and Great Yarmouth Borough Council at a drop-in event. Approximately 20 properties in Great Yarmouth were flooded during the tidal surge, and other areas of the constituency were badly affected. The drop-in session will be […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has begun on a £13.3 million project which will protect villages on both sides of the river Trent in North Lincolnshire. The scheme, located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business. Nick Culshaw, operations director at VBA, said: “This flood defense project will protect […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC) has launched its business plan for 2016/17, which will include more than £24 million for work at Blyth, Killingworth, Hartlepool Headland Walls and Greatham South. It also announced in its 2015/16 annual report that it’s overseen 125 projects costing £27 million over the past year. The upcoming […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract to improve flood defenses and raise ground levels at Strood in Medway, South East England, has been awarded to VolkerStevin by Medway Council. The scope of work includes the construction of a new 850 meter long steel sheet pile river wall, demolition of an existing concrete storage building, remediation works and the installation […]